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  • A'ishah (Biography)

    614 – 678 Third wife of Muhammad A'ishah was the third and youngest wife of the Prophet Muhammad. Born in Mecca, she was the ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Aa Gym (Biography)

    Abdullah Gymnastiar ( b. 1962 ) is an Indonesianpreacher popularly known as Aa (elder brother) Gym. Despite minimal orthodox religious education, Gymnastiar attained national ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, The Royal (Subject Entry)

    The Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought is an independent non-governmental institute headquartered in Amman, Jordan, whose ultimate purpose is to serve Islam ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Abangan (Subject Entry)

    The term Abangan is applied to Javanese who identify as Muslims but do not strictly follow the prescribed Islamic practices. They are also called ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Abarquh (Subject Entry)

    Iranian town in northern Fars province. A prosperous center in medieval times, by the 10th century it was fortified with a citadel and had ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abarshahr (Subject Entry)

    See Nishapur . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abbasid (Image) Includes image

    Muqarnas vault in the so-called Abbasid palace, Baghdad, early 13th century; photo credit: Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abbasid (Subject Entry) Includes image

    Islamic dynasty that ruled from several capitals in Iraq between 749 and 1258 . The Abbasids traced their descent from al-῾Abbas, the uncle of ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abbasid Caliphate (Subject Entry)

    The Abbasids were descendants of al-Abbas, an uncle of Muhammad . Abbasid caliphs ruled much of the Muslim world from 750 to 1258 . ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • ῾Abbāsid Caliphate (Subject Entry)

    Succeeding the Umayyad Caliphate in 750 , the ῾Abbāsid dynasty ruled the caliphate until 1258 . Descendants of the Prophet's uncle al‐῾Abbās , the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Abbasid Dynasty, Role in Law (Subject Entry)

    The Abbasids (750–1258 c.e .) seized power after a “revolution” that broke out in Khorāsān (Eastern Iran) in 747, under the leadership of Abū ...

    Source: The [Oxford] Encyclopedia of Islam and Law

  • Abd (Subject Entry)

    Slave. Common element in Muslim names, followed by one of the divine names of God—for example, Abd al-Rahman, Abd al-Halim, Abdullah. Also an epithet ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abd al-Aziz, Shah (Biography)

    (d. 1824 ) Indian Islamic scholar and son of Shah Wali Allah (d. 1762 ), the foremost alim of eighteenth-century India. Prolific author of ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • ῾Abd Al‐῾azīz, Shāh (Biography)

    ( 1746 – 1824 ), Indian Islamic scholar. In northern India, ῾Abd al‐῾Azīz was a prominent Ṣūfī ῾ ālim of his time, a powerful ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • ῾Abd al-Hayy (Biography)

    ( fl. c. 1374 ; d. Samarkand , 1405 ). Illustrator and painter . According to the Safavid chronicler Dust Muhammad, ῾Abd al-Hayy trained ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abd al-Jabbar, Qadi (Biography)

    (d. 1024 ) Prominent Mutazili theologian. An adherent of the Shafii school of law, he was appointed chief justice (qadi) under the Buwayhids. His ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • ῾Abd al-Jalil Čelebi (Biography)

    See Levni . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (Biography)

    (r. 685 – 705 ) Umayyad caliph responsible for standardizing imperial coinage and collecting a corpus of hadith to be interpreted by appointed faqihs ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abd al-Muttalib ibn Hashim (Biography)

    (d. ca. 578 ) Muhammad 's grandfather. Cared for Muhammad after the deaths of his parents. Died when Muhammad was eight. Credited by hadith ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • ῾Abd Al‐nāṣir, Jamāl (Biography)

    See Nasser , Gamal Abdel . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

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